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Globalization To Bring Age of Uncertainty, US Intelligence Warns
Published in: Agence France Presse
January 14, 2005

WASHINGTON : Globalisation has ushered in an age of pervasive insecurity, eroding US power while helping Asian rivals and giving extremist groups room to exploit the discontented, a US intelligence report warned.

The study by the US government's National Intelligence Council, "Mapping the Global Future," forecast impressive, but unevenly spread economic growth until 2020. It rated the likelihood of great power conflict as lower than at any time in the last century.

But it said the key factors that spawned international terrorism show no sign of abating over the next 15 years.

Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/127333/1/.html


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